Drama, Music and Screen
School of Arts


  • Two-day symposium with researchers and practitioners to explore piano accompaniment practices. The event will feature renowned soprano Sarah Fox and international piano accompanist Malcolm Martineau OBE
  • Albemarle Music Centre, Friday 13 May 2016, 1.15pm.
  • With Asaf Sirkis and Sylwia Bialas. Music Recital Room, Wednesday 11 May 2016, 2-4pm. Free admission, all welcome.
  • An award-winning musical which provides a fresh perspective on one of America's greatest art forms. Donald Roy Theatre, Gulbenkian Centre, Thursday 5 - Saturday 7 May 2016.
  • With an introduction by Dr James Aston. Kardomah94, Tuesday 3 May 2016, 7.00pm.
  • Trumpet and organ recital followed by organ masterclass. Tuesday 3 May 2016, Hull City Hall, 12.30pm.
  • Lindsey Suite, Staff House, Friday 29 April 2016, 1.15pm.
  • A day-long event exploring a selection of these challenging, influential works. Chapel, Larkin Building, Thursday 28 April 2016. Free (donations welcome).
  • Claire Jones: harp. Chris Marshall: percussion. Lindsey Suite, Staff House, Friday 22 April 2016, 1.15pm.
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet in G minor , K.478; Hummel: Clarinet Quartet in E flat; Mozart: Clarinet Quartet in B flat, K.317d; Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op.16. Lindsey Suite, Staff House, Saturday 16 April 2016, 7.45pm.


  • University of Hull Faculty of Arts Music and Drama department 50th anniversary
  • A University production of Mucedorus, presented as part of the British Shakespeare Association conference, has been praised in a blog written by Dr Peter Kirwan, University of Nottingham.
  • From Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September 2016, the University hosted the 7th biennial conference of the British Shakespeare Association.
  • Congratulations to our graduate Jessica Sinyard, who has been offered a place at the NFTS.
  • Senior lecturer in Music Rob Mackay has collaborated with Mexican artists to produce an immersive sound and video installation for the Amy Johnson Festival.
  • Dr Lee Tsang and pianist David Braid – a Canadian two-time Juno Award winner and Steinway artist – visit the Edinburgh Fringe this year, showcasing their latest musical project with the Sinfonia UK Collective.
  • Friday 11 and Saturday 12 November 2016. Event information and call for papers/pianists.
  • The newly-established Confucius Institute choir, whose members learned to sing in Chinese without any previous experience of the language, competed in a Confucius Institute singing competition in Manchester last month.
  • To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death on Saturday 23 April 2016, Professor Christopher Wilson has recorded two radio interviews exploring the role of music in Shakespeare's works.
  • A conference celebrating the contribution to British film and television culture of Hull and East Yorkshire.
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